Things to do in Paternoster

Things to do in Paternoster

Things to do in Paternoster

A list of things one could do....

  • Long walks on beaches 
  • Magical sunsets 
  • Visit the pottery studio of Gerhard van den Heever 
  • Traditional Boat Fishing
    or deep sea ski boat fishing can be done on prior arrangement. Crayfish trips can be arranged as well as diving trips and dive training. 
  • Horse Riding
    You can go horse riding at Windstone with the professionals! Out rides can be arranged. 
  • West Coast Fossil Park
    You can visit the Fossil Park and see the remains of mega tooth sharks, sabre-tooth cats the size of lions, giant ostrich, extinct elephants and much more. 
  • Columbine Nature Reserve
    The reserve has spectacular flowers from July to October. Tietiesbay is within the nature reserve and offers one of the best beaches along the West Coast. This is an unspoilt wilderness area. 
  • Sea kayaking & other Water Sports.
    Paternoster on the West Coast must rank as one of the finest sea kayaking spots in South Africa. Dramatic scenic panoramas are complemented by a rich variety of animal life, seals, dolphins, whales and birds. No experience of kayaking is necessary because all trips are guided by a competent guide and kayaks are very stable. 
  • Adventure Activities by tour operators such as the National, Provincial and Local Guides. 
  • Bird Routes with various bird hides for birdwatching. 
  • Kite surfing and kite flying. 
  • A variety of trails with spectacular rock formations, Khoi-San caves and art. 
  • Boat based Whale watching.
    West Coast Adventures offers a 3 hour cruise from Port Owen Marina to the Berg River. See where the Southern Right Whales play in the surf.